Videos Of The EV1 Powered Lightning Motors vs. Zero Agni

“If you strike me down, I shall become more powerful than you could possibly imagine.” The electric motorcycle world has been buzzing about the heated battle between Shawn Higbee on the Zero Agni and Michael Barnes on the Lightning Motors bike. Shawn rode the lighter, more agile Zero quickly through the turns while the 525+ pound […]

2010 TTXGP Round 1 Results At Infineon Raceway

“Anyone who thought this would not be competitive is out of thier mind!” was the announcers words after the first few laps of TTXGP at Infineon Raceway. Shawn Higbee took first place on the Zero/Agni bike after a back and forth battle with Michael Barnes of Lightning Motors. Barnes had some technical issues which caused […]

Electric Drive Smokes The Gassers At Mini Moto SX 2010

Quantya and Zero dominated the 150cc class against gas powered bikes during the 2010 Mini Moto SX. Drew Gosselaar took first on a Quantya MX followed by 4 Zero MX electrics. Jimmy Lewis of Dirt Rider was riding a gas bike in the race and mentioned it was obvious the electrics were going to smoke […]

Exclusive Specs On The SWIGZ.COM Pro Racing TTXGP Bike

With one week left until the electric race bikes take to Infineon to kick off the much anticipated 2010 TTXGP series, I got my hands on exclusive detailed spec of the SWIGZ Pro Racing electric superbike. What you see here is not the latest LiFePO4 delivery bike, though the beautify crafted battery racks loaded with 360 life-poe-fours […]

2010 Battery Vehicle Society Electrathon

Note: The BVS is looking for event Sponsors. Contact: Events@BatteryVehicleSociety.org.uk The 2010 Battery Vehicle Society (BVS) Electrathon will be held at the Shakespeare County Raceway September 25 and 26. Shakespeare County Raceway is located near Stratford-upon-Avon, United Kingdom. The event will feature circuit and sprint races for all forms of wheeled EV’s and “sustainable transport”. There will […]

SWIGZ.com Pro Racing Going BonKERS In 2010

The race is on to squeeze performance out of current electric drive technology for the 2010 electric race season. Agni is hinting at streamlining it’s 2009 TTXGP winning X01. Michael Czysz has serious concerns (great discussion in the comments) about the dangers of a rapid move to streamlining but will be ready with a streamlined […]

TTXGP Pays Teams To Race Electric Motorcycles Via TEO

It’s been one week since TTXGP founder Azhar Hussain announced the latest of multiple innovations that make up the TTXGP electric motorcycle race series called Trust.Egrandprix.Org (aka TEO). Azhar’s fight against 2 major e-Race series to capture the attention of electric race teams has not been an easy one but he keeps implementing new ways […]

Swedish Electric Racing Team SERT Signs TT Zero

I wish I had more than the same press release everyone already posted but I can not find much more. I will update this post as I find information on Team SERT. That is one large motor and there will be lots of chain. It will be interesting to see where they put the batteries […]

More Doors Opening For Electric

The first doors to open for electric drive powersports were a long time coming. Activists in touch with the environment have been pushing for ways to reduce carbon emissions for decades. In the late 90’s, frustrations mounted as the EV1 came and went. Engineers and tinkerers have been building and racing electrics for years. In […]

You Write the Rules – TTXGP 2011

One week before the 2009 TTXGP at Isle Of Man, Ultimate Motorcycling interviewed Michael Czysz at the Miller Motosports Park WSBK round and got his thoughts about alternative energy and electric powered motorcycles. After mentioning the e1pc had 15 miles of testing, Czysz summed up the Alternative Fuel market and the push to make an […]